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President Fonseca wins second term in Cape Verde vote

Cape Verde's President Jorge Carlos Fonseca's win was by no means a surprise, after his liberal Movement for Democracy enjoyed a string of landslide victories this yearCape Verde’s President Jorge Carlos Fonseca won a landslide victory on Sunday in a nation hailed as a model for African democracy, sweeping nearly three quarters of the vote, partial results showed. Without a strong challenger for the top post, Fonseca won a whopping 73 percent of the vote, with independent candidates Albertino Graca and Joaquim Monteiro taking just 23 and three percent of the ballots each. Winning with such a large margin, Fonseca, 77, should be able to avoid a run-off.

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